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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQS) Of Indian Railways

  • What is PNR Status?

    PNR is abbreviation for “Passenger Name Record”. Basically it shows current status of your train ticket reservation. It is an individual and unique data which contains the details of a passenger or a group of passenger and is saved in the huge database of Indian Railways Computer Reservation System(IR-CRS).

  • So, at the time of booking a train ticket, a person has to fill his/her basic details like Name, Age, Gender, Time & Date of journey, Berth Preference and this data is stored with Indian Railways Computer Reservation System(IR-CRS).

  • It is printed at the top of train ticket, whether its a e-ticket or a counter ticket.The 10 digit number is uniquely assigned against details like Name, Age, Gender of the passenger, Details of the Train like Train No.Coach & Seat Number,Class of Travel, Arrival & Departure Station, Payment Details like Train Fare, Mode of Payment, Transaction ID.

  • When to check PNR Status?

    Well, you can check it anytime you want after booking your ticket, but to get most precise/accurate status, you need to check it 4-6 hours before the train’s schedule departure from origin station.

  • Where to find PNR Number on Train Ticket?

    In E-Ticket:- If you have booked your train ticket online, you can find the number in the first line of the ticket, a sample of which is shown below:-

Train Pnr Status
  • In Counter Ticket:- If you have booked your train ticket at Railway Counter, you can check the number as shown below:-

Train Pnr Status E-ticket
  • How to check PNR Status of Train Ticket?

    Well, There are a number of different ways to check it. Some of the popular ways are listed below:-

  • Check PNR Status Using Mobile Applications:-

    You can check it through various mobile applications like IRCTC Rail Connect that is available in Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

  • Check PNR Status Using Live Websites:-

    For this purpose, you have to visit websites like PNRStatusLive.in, IRCTC and can check your status by providing 10 digit unique PNR number.

  • Check PNR Status Using IVRS/SMS/USSD:-

    In India, there are many places where peoples are not able to access internet facility. To make PNR Enquiry easily accessible, Indian Railways has launched SMS service through which passengers can enquire their seat availability status by just sending an SMS.

    In order to get PNR status on mobile through SMS, one need to send the following message to 139 or 5676747.

    PNR <your 10 digit PNR number > and send it to 139 or 5676747 .

    For example: PNR 1342543678

    Supported Telecom Operators are Jio, Airtel, BSNL, iDEA, LOOP, MTNL, MTS, Reliance, TATA, Telenor, Vodafone

  • Check PNR Status At Railway Enquiry Counters:-

    Almost every Railway Station has Enquiry Counter attendees. You can simply ask them regarding your ticket status.

  • Final Reservation Chart :-

    Final Reservation Chart is generally prepared before 4-6 hours of train's schedule departure from origin station. You can find it pasted on notice boards of railway station platforms.

  • Types of Waiting List in Railway.

    In the case, where passengers ticket is not confirmed, they have been allotted with various types of waiting list quota on tickets based on some predefined set of rules fixed by Indian Railways. The types of waiting list quota is mentioned below:-

    GNWL
    General Waiting List.
    RLWL
    Remote Location Waiting List.
    PQWL
    A Pooled Quota Waiting List.
    RLGN
    Remote Location General Waiting List.
    RSWL
    Roadside Station Waiting List.
    RQWL
    Request Waiting List.
    CKWL
    Tatkal waiting list.



Frequently Asked Questions(FAQS) Of Indian Railways

  • What is PNR Status?

PNR is an abbreviation for “Passenger Name Record”. Basically it shows the current status of your train ticket reservation. It is an individual and unique data which contains the details of a passenger or a group of passenger and is saved in the huge database of Indian Railways Computer Reservation System(IR-CRS).

So, at the time of booking a train ticket, a person has to fill his/her basic details like Name, Age, Gender, Time & Date of journey, Berth Preference and this data is stored with Indian Railways Computer Reservation System(IR-CRS).

It is printed at the top of a train ticket, whether its an e-ticket or a counter ticket. The 10 digit number is uniquely assigned against details like Name, Age, Gender of the passenger, Details of the Train like Train No. Coach & Seat Number, Class of Travel, Arrival & Departure Station, Payment Details like Train Fare, Mode of Payment, Transaction ID.

  • When to check PNR Status?

Well, you can check it anytime you want after booking your ticket, but to get most precise/accurate status, you need to check it 4-6 hours before the train’s schedule departure from origin station.

  • Where to find PNR Number on Train Ticket?

PNR Status In E-Ticket:- 

If you have booked your train ticket online, you can find the number in the first line of the ticket, a sample of which is shown below:-
Train Pnr Status

PNR Status In Counter Ticket:- 

If you have booked your train ticket at Railway Counter, you can check the number as shown below:-

Train Pnr Status E-ticket
  • How to check PNR Status of Train Ticket?

Well, There are a number of different ways to check it. Some of the popular ways are listed below:-

Check PNR Status Using Mobile Applications:-

You can check it through various mobile applications like IRCTC Rail Connect that is available in Google Play Store and IOS App Store.

Check PNR Status Using Live Websites:-

For this purpose, you have to visit websites like PNRStatusLive.inIRCTC and can check your status by providing 10 digit unique PNR number.

Check PNR Status Using IVRS/SMS/USSD:-

In India, there are many places where peoples are not able to access internet facility. To make PNR Enquiry easily accessible, Indian Railways has launched SMS service through which passengers can enquire their seat availability status by just sending an SMS.

In order to get PNR status on mobile through SMS, one need to send the following message to 139 or 5676747.

PNR <your 10 digit PNR number > and send it to 139 or 5676747 .

 For example: PNR 1342543678

Supported Telecom Operators are Jio, Airtel, BSNL, IDEA, LOOP, MTNL, MTS, Reliance, TATA, Telenor, Vodafone.

Check PNR Status At Railway Enquiry Counters:-

Almost every Railway Station has Enquiry Counter attendees. You can simply ask them regarding your ticket status.

Check PNR Status in Final Reservation Chart :-

Final Reservation Chart is generally prepared before 4-6 hours of train’s schedule departure from origin station. You can find it pasted on notice boards of railway station platforms.

  • What are the Types of Waiting List in Railway?

In the case, where passengers ticket is not confirmed, they have been allotted with various types of waiting list quota on tickets based on some predefined set of rules fixed by Indian Railways. The types of waiting list quota is mentioned below:-

GNWL
General Waiting List.
RLWL
Remote Location Waiting List.
PQWL
A Pooled Quota Waiting List.
RLGN
Remote Location General Waiting List.
RSWL
Roadside Station Waiting List.
RQWL
Request Waiting List.
CKWL
Tatkal waiting list.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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